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Dive Review of Nautilus Explorer in
Mexico (Western)

Nautilus Explorer: "Rough Seas Made for Tough Diving", Mar, 2019,

by Michael J. Millet, CA, US (Top Contributor Top Contributor 74 reports with 37 Helpful votes). Report 10885 has 2 Helpful votes.

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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments This was my 12th trip to the Revillagigedos Archipelago aboard a Nautilus fleet vessel. This trip was a board the Belle Amie (NBA).

The NBA is a very spacious live aboard vessel but it also takes many divers. This trip we had 30 divers. In spite of the crew's best efforts to not overload the dive sights with divers, there were occasions when it was very difficult to not have divers or bubbles or both in your photo.
The divers were divided into 4 groups of 7 or 8 divers and put in the water at about 10 minute intervals. This procedure was effective for most dives. Most of the diving is from Zodiacs except for a few dives at The Canyon at San Benedicto Island. We spent the 1st day ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Nautilus Explorer   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving All over the Caribbean; Galapagos, Socorro, Fiji, Solomons, GBR, Vanuatu,
PNG, Philippines, Indonesia, Palau, Yap, Kosrae
Closest Airport Los Cabos Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy Seas choppy, surge, currents
Water Temp 75-77°F / 24-25°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 40-80 Ft/ 12-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions No Deco and 1 hour dives; Do not go "Blue"
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 1 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Great place for wide-angle photography of large pelagic -- manta rays, various species of sharks, large schools of jacks and bottlenose dolphins.

Spacious camera table area. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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